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Dried Chile Piquin

Original price $29.95 - Original price $29.95
Original price
$29.95 - $29.95
Current price $29.95
Size: 80 g / 2.8 oz

Recognized for its fiery heat and potent flavor, Chile Piquin peppers offer a delightful intensity that awakens the palate. A staple in Mexican cuisine, these dried peppers have been used for generations to infuse dishes with a spirited kick.

Embrace the power of Chile Piquin as you explore its role in creating dishes that leave a lasting impression. Chile Piquin peppers are small, hot chili peppers with a very high heat level. They have a fruity flavor and a slightly smoky aroma. Chile Piquin peppers are often used in salsas, moles, and stews. They can also be used to add flavor to marinades and rubs.

Staff Tips & Tricks

From Mexican to Tex-Mex dishes, Chile Piquin adds a punch that complements the rich flavors of various cuisines. Be cautious with the quantity, as a little goes a long way. Experiment with different quantities to find the balance that suits your taste, ensuring you achieve the perfect level of heat.


These dried peppers encapsulate the essence of Mexican cooking, providing a dynamic blend of heat and flavor. Their compact size and vibrant red hue signify the intensity they bring to your culinary creations. Infuse your dishes with the bold and fiery character of Chile Piquin, and explore the ways it can enhance your favorite recipes.

About South China Seas

About South China Seas

Since 1994, South China Seas has spent over 30 years sourcing the most intense and flavourful spices from around the world. We grind, blend and package our spices in Vancouver, Canada. Our ever-growing collection of spices, herbs and blends represents our passion for global flavours & exploring international cultures through food. 

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